DrExcel Health provides students with experiences that bridge the gap between technology and research when entering a clinical medical practice. Participation in DrExcel Health expands students' knowledge of industry fields that influence clinical practice. Students who participate build connections with physicians and experts in a range of disciplines relating to medicine. Additionally, students learn about product development and the skills needed to bring a concept to design and to market.
DrExcel Health Demo Day 2023
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
5 – 7 p.m.
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Atrium (3245 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104)
Our multidisciplinary teams of medical and biomedical engineering students will be presenting posters about their innovative medical devices. These teams have worked thoroughly over the past year to design, refine and construct devices that address an unmet need in clinical practice. They have also received valuable guidance from College of Medicine affiliated physicians and faculty from the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems. Please join us to learn more about these projects and to see some of the latest innovations in MedTech!
A keynote will be given by Benjamin Binder-Markey, PT, DPT, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel School of Biomedical Engineering, Sciences and Health Systems.
Any questions, comments, or concerns can be directed to email@example.com.
DrExcel Health News
On May 2, multidisciplinary teams of medical and biomedical engineering students from the DrExcel Health student group gathered at Drexel University’s Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Atrium to present concepts for innovative medical devices. The goal of each team’s concept is to address an unmet need in clinical practice. The event, DrExcel Health Demo Day, is a culmination of yearlong collaboration for members of the student-driven, extracurricular group.
About Sling Health
Sling Health© (formerly IDEA Labs) is a student-run biotechnology incubator that provides resources, training, and mentorship to teams of students (medical, engineering, business, etc) tackling clinical problems by developing innovative solutions.
Sling Health is a non-profit organization started by students at Washington University in St. Louis. Sling Health provides students with collaborative support to pursue entrepreneurship and cross-discipline learning, with the belief that structured opportunity will drive innovation, specifically in the biomedical industry. Sling Health is run by students in several chapters at different universities located throughout the country.
- Make medical entrepreneurship attainable for students
- Develop a culture of innovation throughout the country
- Teach engineering, medical, and business students the skills and processes needed to invent and implement new biomedical technologies
- Develop novel devices and software applications targeting unmet clinical needs
Learn more about Sling Health.
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